Tabebuia impetiginosa


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pau d’arco

Herbal medicine
Any of a family of trees native to Central and South America, the inner bark of which is anti-inflammatory and antimicrobial. It has been used for indigestion, infections (bacterial, fungal, parasitic and viral), smoker’s cough, and arthritis; anecdotal reports suggest that pau d’arco may be useful for AIDS, malaria and cancer.
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Posteriormente Gentry (1973), aceptado por Fabris (1993), reune a ambas especies en un solo taxon bajo la denominacion de Tabebuia impetiginosa. Mas tarde, Gentry (1992) anula la sinonimia planteada en 1973 y restituye los dos taxones con las denominaciones de Tabebuia heptaphylla (Vell.) Toledo y T.
Resistencia das madeiras de aroeira (Myracrodruon urundeuva), cassia (Senna siamea) e ipe (Tabebuia impetiginosa) a fungos e cupins xilofagos, em condicoes de laboratorio.
Da mesma forma, Borba Filho & Perez (2009) verificaram perda total de viabilidade em sementes de ipe-branco (Tabebuia roseo alba) e ipe-roxo (Tabebuia impetiginosa) apos 120 dias armazenadas em condicao de laboratorio (21 a 31[degre]C; 40 a 78% de umidade relativa do ar).